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berkeley near the claremont hotel. good morning, i'm kenny choi. it is thursday, january 4th. >> i'm michelle griego. >> we have live team coverage this morning. first anne makovec is live at the oakland/berkeley border with the very latest. anne. >> reporter: yeah. luckily, no reports of any damage or injuries even here near the epicenter of the 4.4 quake. granted, it is a moderate quake, but not enough to do any damage here. so that is the good news. i'm here at a shopping center outside a safeway store. everything is still on the shelves and everybody is okay. but everybody has a story of how this woke them up in the middle of the night of course hitting about 20 minutes of 3:00 clock in the morning. i woke straight up in my bed in san francisco as people did as far south as south san jose and saratoga we have heard from people. i just spoke with a man who is actually a nurse at a nearby kaiser hospital here in oakland. here's his story. >> i was working in icu and it felt like a giant punched the
building and all the nurses came together to talk and woke the patients up and everybody's blood pressure went up. so it was scary for us. we haven't felt an earthquake in a long time. usually you're moving around, you're doing something. being in california, you like to think you're used to it but it's still scary. >> reporter: that man was born in the bay area and it was scary. they have a protocol there it the hospital if it was a very serious quake. this lasted about five seconds and by the time it was over, everybody knew that everybody was going to be okay. everybody felt safe. he said those are also the times when you question the structural stability of the building you're in. again, i'll repeat, no reports of any damage or injuries here even near the epicenter on the oakland-berkeley border. i'm anne makovec, back to you guys. >> all right. anne, thank you so much for that report. joining us now on the phone we
have the deputy director of the usgs. thanks for joining us here this morning, keith. >> you're welcome. good morning. >> so keith, tell us, i was actually looking at last couple of weeks there was actually, um, three earthquakes all of them 3.0 striking northern california around december 27th. tell us, should we be concerned about these minor earthquakes and, of course, today this 4.4? >> today's earthquake was more energetic. i think the ones you're referring to were pretty removed or distant from the one that happened this morning. so there's probably not much relationship there. i think all of this is just a reminder we live in earthquake country. >> it's a big reminder. >> people felt it in san francisco to san jose and the east bay, as well.
does that speak to maybe the depth of this earthquake? >> when we have shallow quakes they are not felt over such a wide area. one of the interesting aspects is it appears to be pretty deep. and those deeper earthquakes are felt over a wider area. >> keith, what were you seeing in the period before this earthquake? any preshots or anything that you saw prior to this? >> yeah. as far as i know, there haven't been foreshocks that were very big at least. but that's not to say this earthquake occurred in an area that's quiet. i think in the last 10 years, there have been three or maybe four magnitude 4 or larger
earthquakes within about 6 miles or 10 kilometers of this event. so this -- this part of the hayward fault is one that not regularly but infrequently produces earthquakes of about this size. what happens at the usgs when something like this happens? does the scale move before the earthquake is felt? did the scale move? >> the machine. the seismograph. >> yeah. the seismograph is -- [ crosstalk ] >> there are different kinds of earthquake energy and the instruments in the ground sense all the different times of earthquake energy and some of that energy, the earthquake is sensitive enough that they
sense the early arrivals of the lower intensity or energy we wouldn't feel -- it doesn't shake the ground severely enough for us to feel it but our instruments do sense that. >> keith, earlier, last year around september, there was a major earthquake in mexico. we saw buildings coming down. a lot of devastation in that country. tell us what would we likely see if this earthquake was a 4.4 striking at 2:39 this morning, what would we have seen if this were perhaps a 6.0 or something around that area? >> we even think that earthquakes as large as 7 could happen on the hayward fault. the last big earthquake on the hayward fault happened in 1868 so we're coming up on the 150th anniversary of that event. of course in 1868 there wasn't much in the way of
infrastructure. now if we were to experience a similar event, there would be quite a bit of damage and primarily more vulnerable structures subject to damage and, you know, that's why i counsel people to think about the buildings they spend time in. if you don't know that the buildings you spend time in the schools where your kids go to school, your home, your office, if you don't know that those buildings are reasonably safe, then maybe consult with an expert, see whether they can tell you something about the building you spend time in. >> you certainly want a plan. tell us about the warning systems now. i know the technology has advanced over the years. >> yes, so we have something called shake alert which is also called an earthquake early warning system. and what that system does, it takes advantage of this idea that we were talking about
earlier, if we have sufficient density of instruments in the ground, they sense the early shaking coming from the earthquake. and after a sufficient number of stations sense that, we have computers that graphically calculate and they can, um, make decisions that while an earthquake is happening and send out information about that earthquake before the shaking gets to people. this is a program that we're developing. we're not issuing public alerts at this point. we hope to begin issuing some form of alert in 2018. >> can you tell us about what happens between the usgs and state officials and city officials, under what circumstances would you alert them or perhaps suggest to them that state and city officials should send out an emergency alert under circumstances where the earthquake would have been 5.0, 6.0, 7.0? at what point do you start
making those suggestions? >> first, we collaborate with state agencies and universities in our monitoring. so all the information here in california is shared and we work as partners as part of the california integrated seismic network. so the state agencies, the emergency response organizations, they all get the information at the same time as the usgs. so in terms of the raw scientific information, there's no delay in that information getting shared. if we have a big earthquake, then we have the decision- makers on speed dial and we talk with them about likelihood of aftershocks and what our respective organizations should be doing in that situation. >> keith knudsen the deputy
director of the usgs, thanks for joining us this morning. >> you're welcome. we know dozens of people were woken up this morning by the earthquake. jackie ward is live in oakland with more reaction. jackie. >> reporter: this was my first earthquake in san francisco. i actually felt one when i lived in maine. it was a much bigger deal to feel any kind of rumbling when i lived over there. this morning, bolted right awake like millions of other people in the area. my wife who is a san francisco native actually told me she couldn't remember the last time she was woken awake in the middle of the night like this. and it only happened a handful of times in her life. coffee shops in oakland are starting to open up. they are assessing shops for damage. fortunately, though, here at cole coffee everything is okay. the cups are still on the shelves. no damage. that's good news all in this area where we're close to the epicenter seems to be just
fine. viewers of course are posting videos to twitter showing boxes that have fallen off the store shelf in a safeway store in system. john wrote: earthquake took out some items. he posted these photos showing a panel that had fallen during the earthquake but as you can see from these photos and video, any damage does appear to be minor. tyler florence a chef tweeted, okay, that just woke me up. a heavy rolling earthquake, a few seconds long. anyone else in marin feel that? and doug sovern tweeted i can't remember the last time an earthquake woke me from a deep sleep which means it had to be four plus and on the hayward fault. he's right on the money. no damage, no car alarms, no dogs barking. kids still asleep. just a quick shake, rattle and roll. >> and berkeley mayor jesse arreguin said the quake was 4.4 near claremont in the hills. we'll be monitoring any damage reports and always be cautious
of aftershocks. you know, as doug mentioned, dogs are usually really good indicators of when earthquakes are coming. my dog barked once, felt the shake and went, oh, okay am he waited for an aftershock, too. i think he is already trained to living in this area. he is a pretty good dog. back to you guys. >> thank you. across social media people in the bay area are showing videos of what happened the moment the earthquake struck. one viewer from san francisco shared this video of the rumbling in his living room. you can see a sofa swaying back and forth there. another person shared video of his living room as it shook. >> wondering what the noise is? a flock of birds in oakland
when nuts when the shaking started. a woman sent this video of the birds. you can hear them. >> a lot of people felt like the birds a little shocked. >> we felt it in the newsroom. >> it was an earthquake. >> we are getting more information. i want to show you where that epicenter is here on our maps along the hayward fault as we have been reporting this morning. and that is a fault that hasn't seen large quakes but between three to four magnitude earthquakes the largest quake was a 6.8 which was way back in 1868 injuring 30 people then. of course, this area a lot more populated now since those days so we certainly don't want to see a larger earthquake. 4.4 with a magnitude of this one at 2:39 near the claremont hotel eight miles deep so that's deep. a lot of people felt it across the bay area.
the hayward fault line goes right through berkeley through oakland extending all the way towards san jose and it is a part of the larger san andreas fault which we are all familiar with across california. let's talk about your weather right now. where are we seeing the remnants of the storm? scattered showers very light showers across the north bay. santa rosa a trickle. some may not be hitting the ground this morning. just a little bit of moisture left from the storm that's now moved out further east. you can see it there across nevada. decent rain totals yesterday. that's coming up tonight. >> wet roads for tomorrow morning's commute. right now we have delays due to the morning earthquake for mass transit. we are experiencing some reduced speeds for the -- just the first morning of bart trains and it appears that the
tracks are in working order but they are just being careful checking the tracks on the first morning trains and coming up in the next 15, 20 minutes, things should be back on schedule. routine check for vta. all lines are on time for ace and muni. we'll take it over to the eastshore freeway. looking okay in both directions just a little crowded. time now 5:14. we continue to follow some breaking news. a 4.4 earthquake shaking the bay area overnight volting people awake at 2:39 a.m. we'll have the very latest coming up. >> and restricting the nuclear button. how a bay area congressman wants to make it harder for president trump to launch a nuclear strike on north korea. cbs eye on the community...
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breaking news. a 4.4 earthquake shaking the bay area overnight jolting people wake around 2:30 a.m. southeast of berkeley. the acting mayor of san francisco london breed tweeting this out: departments are working on preliminary damage reports. given the influx of calls to 911, please only call if you have an emergency." the san francisco em operations center tw ote: "there are n s of damage or s at this time." a potential sign of progress in the san francisco emergency operations center also tweeting out: there are no reports of damage or injuries at this time. a potential sign of progress in the effort to find a diplomatic solution to the crisis on the korean peninsula. for the first time in almost two years, north korea called south korea on a special hotline in the dmz. details of the 20-minute call were not released but both countries have said they want to talk about sending a north korean team to the winter olympics in pyeongchang and south korea's government wanted
to talk next week at the border the first meeting since 2015. president trump's latest threats toward north korea have south bay congressman ro khanna pushing congress to restrict the president's ability to launch a nuclear strike. he is calling on his fellow lawmakers to pass a bill on monday, the first day congress can vote on legislation in the new session. time now 5:19. we know that the mass transit a lot of us are affected this morning. let's check in with jaclyn. >> that's right. this is for any bart riders. the first bart trains have been running at reduced speeds. they should be on time by 5:45 this morning. we just spoke with bart. but do expect some delays and looks like vta is running just some routine track inspections as well or track inspections. we are tracking a new accident
and this is along northbound 680. it's right near the sunol grade and we have -- it's not blocking any lanes. it's on the right shoulder. our speed sensors still showing speeds in the green but you may see some flashing lights. a visual distraction. scattered showers this morning in san rafael, richmond, san francisco a bit of moisture in the air. some folks may not actually see the raindrops fall but you may feel it just feels a little damp outside. this is all what's left of the storm that brought us some good amount of rain yesterday, st. helena seeing a few drops. rohnert park just got this coming through. that looks like it's along 12 there and the wider image shows the storm winding down. it's moved towards nevada. we are waiting for the second round. here's the rainfall totals: barely anything for
the north bay. the next one though is going to reach the north bay first and most likely the most so here's this storm system as it's winding down. you see it moving there and the next one behind it this one coming down from the north and that's why it's most likely going to reach the north bay first and here's how it times out. it's not going to get here until 10:00 late tonight 11:00 so tomorrow morning's commute will be a wet one and that seven-day forecast showing another storm is in our forecast but not until next week. we are going to have to wait until tuesday, wednesday of next week for that one. we'll be right back.
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mavericks. up 122-120. but with 15 seconds to go harrison barnes tied the game. but he left too much time for that man! steph curry! and the warriors up three. dennis smith one last chance to tie and no go. warriors win it and steve kerr didn't exactly like the closing minutes of the game. >> previous, um, five, six, seven, eight plays maybe were, um, an utter disaster, completely mindless basketball, completely brain-dead. it was like grade school stuff the last few minutes. it really was. >> won the game! they won the game. the u.s. skating championship in san jose. fremont's karen chin had trouble in the short program. she finished third behind the leader. san jose's polina edmonds is
currently in 7th. and san francisco's din tran won a silver in the men's division. he grew up in the tenderloin in a small studio apartment with his three brothers, congratulations, din tran. i'm dennis o'donnell. see you tonight. after our overnight earthquake, we are hearing a lot of people's stories about being jolted awake including one man who was actually already awake. he was working in an i coming up. unit. his story next.
we're following breaking news: a maginutude 4- point-4 earthquake shook the bay area overnight. i'm kenny choi. and i'm michelle griego. it happened around around 2:30 this morning..... the quake was centered a magnitude 4.4 earthquake shook the bay area overnight. i'm kenny choi. >> i'm michelle griego. >> the earthquake happened around 2:30 this morning. 2:39 a.m. to be exact. the quake was centered a couple miles southeast of berkeley and
that's where we find anne makovec this morning with the very latest near the oakland/berkeley border. anne? >> reporter: 4.4 quake not huge, but moderate. and people felt it all around the bay area. you can see on social media that's the case. i'm here at a shopping center, a couple of blocks from the epicenter here on the oakland/berkeley border. and we have been peeking in the storefronts, no damage. but as people sort of arrive to work, they are looking and making sure that everything is okay. it does appear to be that the safeway here behind me, you see a couple of boxes fell but no harm no foul. no injuries to report. but certainly, some scary moments. a nurse from kaiser on the 7th floor had this story. >> the patients on ventilators and intubation woke up because
it was such a big jolt from the earthquake. you like to think you're used to it but it was still scary. >> reporter: no damage at that hospital. but people have stories of being woken up straight from their beds. there was no structural damage. one man felt it with a similar experience. >> i felt the shaking and heard the rattle. she asked if i felt anything. like, yeah. is it an earthquake? yeah? on facebook, all you see is earthquake, earthquake, earthquake, earthquake!! >> reporter: that's the case. he couldn't go back to sleep after that little earthquake. so he decided to comet shopping here at the safeway. so i think we are going to see a lot of tired people around the bay area who were jolted
away by this. live near the epicenter at the berkeley oakland border. anne makovec. back to you guys. >> he said i'm awake so i'll just go grocery shopping. >> might as well get things done. >> exactly. >> joining us now on the phone is deputy chief dave brannigan from the berkeley fire department. can you hear us? >> i can. how are you? >> very good. give us a sense of what the 911 calls were like. i'm sure there are a lot of people calling in to the fire department around a little bit after 2:39 a.m. >> yeah. i checked in with the dispatch center in berkeley shortly after the earthquake and at that time, it was fairly quiet. i think people were woken up and did a quick check and we haven't gotten any really reports of damage in berkeley. so as we always request, people only call 911 if there's an emergency to report. and it's been relatively quiet. >> so no reports of any damage? any reports of injuries? >> no, none at this time. >> well, that's definitely good
to hear. we have been talking a lot about this hayward fault and where it runs. i mean, even, you know, near the claremont hotel which is iconic and, of course, a lot of people living along the hayward fault. so this could be, um, a very dangerous situation had the earthquake been -- the magnitude been stronger. what can people do to prepare or what do we need to do when something like this happens? >> the hayward fault is definitely the top of berkeley's concerns for faults in the bay area and damage that could happen as a result of an earthquake. so we really encourage people to take advantage of services to the city and to fema, through our program "berkeley ready." we ask people to essentially be connected and prepared. so get to know your neighbors. have a plan for your family and your household. know what you're going to do beforehand. practice it. the other thing of course is to
have emergency supplies. one to two gallons of water per person per day stored. and that's not always an easy thing for people to do. but it's really important. we have seen that over the past several years with a variety of disasters. and finally what social media has done today and what you guys are doing is to demonstrate where to get emergency information. so be prepared to check your city's websites. be prepared to check social media. and in alameda county, everyone should sign up for ac alert. the countywide alerting system that all the cities in the county can use so we can coordinate emergency information and it brought the capability of pushing out information to cell phones even if you haven't registered so that's -- if you do you can get up to date information as disasters develop. >> you know -- [ signal breakup ] >> it is smart to be prepared. and we're talking about this, um, tell us what the
firefighters do to train for events like this or earthquakes that could be larger than this. >> sure. as you saw in the fires in the north bay and l.a., we have a robust mutual aid system that we practice. no single city is going to be able to handle everything that needs to happen. so in california, we always practice being able to send help from other cities from around the state and even from around the country. you know, in a situation like this in an earthquake specifically, we -- first thing we do is check in with all the stations. everybody puts up their apparatus and inspections their stations. then it's going to be a matter of triage. we have to figure out what's the biggest threat to life and safety. we'll be inspecting the district for fires and collapses and then sort out the calls through dispatch as they
come in for the most critical and threatening situations. >> dave brannigan from the berkeley fire department, thank you so much for joining us this morning. the usgs reports that the quake was centered on the hayward fault. and we have kpix 5's jessica flores live at usgs in menlo park this morning, the place to be on a morning like this. what are officials saying? >> reporter: this is where officials will be speaking to us at 6:30 so we'll get much more information about this earthquake, how deep it was and what this means for the future of earthquakes in the bay area. now, we know that it was initially reported as a 4.7 earthquake downgraded now to a 4.4 earthquake which isn't a major earthquake. but still, it was enough to jolt thousands of people out of bed. people felt it in concord all the way to san francisco and san jose. take a look at this video. this is a san francisco living room where that shaking was experienced for about five seconds. it lasted for about five
seconds there and it was seven miles deep. the epicenter in berkeley just south of uc-berkeley and across from the claremont hotel. and again, it happened on the hayward fault line. no reported injuries or major damages. now, the usgs said we would not would expect damage at 5.0 or above. but in 1868, it was the last major earthquake along the hayward fault line. that one a 6.8 earthquake. basically it destroyed downtown hayward. it killed five people. this quake could be a sign of a bigger quake to come. >> really, what these smaller earthquakes are saying is that the level of stress on the fault is high and as a result of that high stress, patches on the fault are slipping, are failing. so it's just an indication that
the seismic activity and the stress level is high. it doesn't release the stress and thereby push back the big one. >> reporter: we live in earthquake country. we're always waiting for the big one. the last major earthquake 150 years ago on the hayward fault line for the hayward fault line. so experts say about every 140 years you expect to see a major earthquake along the hayward fault line. well, it's now been 150 years so they are saying this is basically time to get prepared. expect the big one. you always want to expect that of course in california and especially in the bay area. so if you have an earthquake or we experience another earthquake, you want to stop what you're doing and cover your head, don't run outside during the shaking. wait until that ends because folks, you need to be concerned about any downed power lines and buildings falling in case of a really major earthquake. so don't try to run out. just stay where you are. duck and cover.
live in hayward -- excuse me, menlo park, i'm jessica flores, kpix 5. dozens of people were woken up by the earthquake. jackie ward is live in oakland with more reaction. we know your dog woke up, too,. >> reporter: yeah, good old cooper let out one little bark, felt the shake, looked at me like what was that and went back to sleep. dogs are great like this. they didn't cry or anything like that. so anyway, we're here on college avenue in oakland in the shopping center near that shopping center where anne was earlier. the coffee shop seemed to be opening up just as normal here. the shelves nothing fell off the shelves. the stools are still turned over on top of the table so everything is pretty normal here. viewers of course posting videos to twitter showing boxes that had fallen off a store shelf in a safeway in san leandro. john wrote: earthquake took out some items and showed a panel that fell during the earthquake but as
you can see from these photos and video damage is minor. a chef from the bay area tweeted: >> doug sovern from kcbs radio said i can't remember the last time an earthquake woke me from a deep sleep which means it had to be 4-plus and on the hayward fault. no damage, no car alarms, no dogs barking, kids still asleep, just a quick shake, rattle and roll. and the berkeley mayor said: did you make financial resolutions? according to research, by the end of this week, a quarter of resolutions wi hs, half wi back to you in the studio. did you make any financial resolutions? according to research by the end of the week 25% of resolution will be dropped and
six months half survive and by the end of the year 10% will be kept. but don't throw in the towel. cbs news business analyst jill schlesinger is here to help. what's the best way to keep financial resolutions? >> first write them down, make sure they're concrete and make sure they are actually able to be tracked. i also want to point out that we touched on this earlier in the week. if you decided you wanted to put a job -- new job on your list of your resolutions, i just want to point out to everyone that right now, the job environment is very good and i spoke to some career experts this week about resumes and one of the things that they said to me is that you still need a good resume'. one of the things that's important is a good resume' increases your chances of
landing a new gig, a bad one can disqualify you. clean, beautiful, easy to read script, no typos and make sure you add your linkedin address next to your name and contact information. it's really important to make sure that you do that. >> first impression is important. so jill, for someone who is having difficulty figuring out where to start, any tips? >> reporter: you know what? when i look at the most frequent resolutions, i think that people make them so vague. so if you really want a good resolution, the first one could be, i'm going to pay down my consumer debt. the second one it could be i need to establish an emergency reserve fund. 6 to 12 months of my living expenses and the third, here's an easy one, max out your retirement account. just to the extent that you can. it doesn't have to be the maximum amount this year of $18,500. it does have to be what you can afford to do. keep doing it, keep on it and just little by little you will be able to reach your goals. >> all right. jill schlesinger for us this
breaking news: a magnitude 4- point-4 earthquake shook the bay area overnight -- jolting people awake around 2:30 a-m... the quake was centered just a couple miles southeast of berkeley. a 4.4 earthquake shook the bay area overnight jolting people awake at 2:39 a.m. the quake was centered a couple miles southeast of berkeley. the acting mayor of san francisco london breed said: tsunami expected and departments are working on preliminary damage reports. given the influx of calls to 911, please only call if you have an emergency." the san sco emergency operations center tweeted quote: "there are no reports of d or injuries at this time." the san francisco emergency operations center also tweeting out saying there are no reports of damage or injuries. at this time. the battle over net
neutrality rules that were overturned in washington last month has moved to sacramento. state senator scott weiner of san francisco introduced a bill to require telecommunications companies doing business in the state to guarantee equal internet access. it's in response to the recent repeal of the nationwide net neutrality. the bill was coauthored by a number of bay area democrats. just into the newsroom, only days after recreational marijuana sales became legal in california, signs that a federal crackdown may be imminent. the "associated press" citing sources who say that attorney general jeff sessions will rescind the policy that's largely been hands off when it comes to enforcement. we'll bring you more details when they become available. it is 5:46 right now. let's check traffic and weather. a big day because of the earthquake obviously. but it's causing some issues with mass transit, right? >> we have had some delays for some of our trains and, you know, i felt that earthquake
this morning. it really shook me in san francisco. "lady bleah bleah," on the other hand, no, my dog. she looked at me like what are you doing running under the door frame? so good news for bart riders, bart back on time no longer seeing any delays, they were just doing some inspections for the track. but everything is back on time. vta running their routine check for the tracks due to the earthquake this morning. muni and ace running on time. on the eastshore freeway things are average for this time of morning. this is right near gilman. you can see it's about a little over 15 minutes from highway 4 on over towards the bay bridge toll plaza. speaking of the bay bridge toll plaza, take a look at this. no metering lights. no backups. no significant delays. we typically see those metering lights come on just before 5:30 every morning but looks like everyone is still on holiday so enjoy it while you can if you are making your way over
towards the bay bridge toll plaza, your 580 approach past 24 looking good with few more cars in the commute but overall not bad. an accident on the winton on- ramp to 880, the slowdowns that you're seeing in the southbound direction just the morning commute picking up into hayward. things are okay on 880. this is the southbound direction a live look on the right side of your screen there. traffic is still moving, just a little less space between cars. let check in with neda on the forecast. >> it may be -- it may be damp on the roads because of yesterday's storm. we are seeing action on our hi- def doppler. very, very light rainfall coming through san rafael and richmond. just a drizzle out there.
to the north st. helena, yountville getting very slight scattered showers. mostly cloud cover this morning most of that clearing up this afternoon making way for sun in time for the afternoon commute. so it should be lovely out there later on. for now, cloud cover, scattered showers as that storm has moved further east. it's lingering across nevada right now so it's far from us. as far as the totals, here's what we saw. almost half inch for san jose. san francisco not much. just a tenth inch. redwood city three-quarters inch. more than a half for concord. there's a lot heavier downpours in places like big sur, santa cruz got up to an inch and a quarter but the north bay santa rosa look at that, just almost two-tenths of an inch. places like novato, barely anything. a few hundredths of an inch for petaluma, as well. so it wasn't much for the north bay. but for the south, santa cruz, they got decent amounts. north bay will get more from the next round. let's talk about temperatures now, in the 50s, so cloud cover keeping warm air in place.
54 for san francisco. 54 for san jose, as well. and those winds speeds getting an offshore breeze. east winds coming in around 5, 6 miles per hour, livermore a little stronger at 10. napa 15-mile-per-hour winds coming out of the east there, as well. so the wider view is giving us a glimpse of when the next storm will arrive. it's right near the pacific ocean just to the north of us and it's going to move on down reaching the north bay first. so it's coming up from the north to our area towards northern california. and it's not going to arrive until 10 p.m. tonight into tomorrow. we'll see those scattered showers, as well. so again, north bay will be impacted the most by this. next week we'll also get a storm, and that one is going to be stronger. but for the weekend it's looking clear and dry. we'll be right back.
here's your afternoon highs today. mid- to upper 60s for the south bay. milpitas 65 degrees. east bay temperatures about 10, 11 degrees above average. antioch 67. brentwood 67. also the high today for san francisco will be 62. petaluma a little cooler at 59. scattered showers early this morning but all of that should clear up this afternoon. but another storm is in our forecast. so jaclyn? i'm seeing a lot of yellow on the maps. we have speeds that dip down below 40 miles per hour along
northbound 17 just past the summit. a three-car crash blocking one lane. so expect delays along that stretch. and we also have been tracking mass transit delays. i will have an update coming up. a member of the trump administration is now threatening politicians who run sanctuary states and cities. he says that they should be charged with crimes for not complying with immigration officials. >> another thing they need to do they need to hold these politicians personally accountable. we got to take them to court and start charging some of these politicians with crimes. >> the trump administration's top immigration officer also telling fox news that his agency is gearing up for a big increase of i.c.e. agents across california. >> california better hold on tight. they're about to see a lot more special agents, a lot more deportations in the state of california. if the politicians in california don't want to protect their communities, then i.c.e. will. >> president trump's homeland security chief echoed that same
statement yesterday while touring the wildfire destruction in the north bay. an oakland city council member was quick to respond. >> well, this reinforces why it is so important that the oakland police department not collude with i.c.e. the trump administration has now made it clear that they are attacking people not based on public safety needs but based on his political vendetta. >> as far as the threat to charge politicians who don't comply with i.c.e., there's no word yet of any plans to launch official investigations into the lawmakers. we continue to hear people's stories, people woken up in the middle of the night because of that 4.4 earthquake that hit the hayward fault. we'll hear from them coming up. >> we're live at the usgs headquarters here in the san francisco bay area. what the experts are saying about what this earthquake could mean for future quakes. the details coming up.
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point-4 earthquake shook the bay area overnight. i'm michelle griego. and i'm kenny choi. it s nuary fourth developing news. a magnitude 4.4 earthquake shook the bay area overnight. i'm michelle griego. >> good morning, i'm kenny choi. it is thursday, january 4th. we have live team coverage. the earthquake happened at 2:39 a.m. centered a couple miles southeast of berkeley near the claremont hotel. that's where we find anne makovec this morning with the very latest near the oakland/berkeley border. >> reporter: i'm a few blocks away from the epicenter. we came here to a shopping center to see if there was any damage. there is none. a few boxes fell off the shelves here in the safeway store behind me, a 24-hour safeway but all is well. no injuries to report. now, if you felt it this morning, you probably have your own story about how scary it was waking up to that. if you are just joining us and you checked social media, you're seeing a firestorm on
that front, as well. everybody feeling it from here near the epicenter all the way down to, say, saratoga, santa cruz, so a widely felt earthquake. while most of us were just woken up from our beds, some people were working during the quake. i spoke with one gentleman who is a nurse at a nearby kaiser hospital. here's what he had to say. >> i was working in the icu and it felt like a giant punched the building and all the nurses came together to talk and woke the patients up, everybody's blood pressure went up. it was scary. we haven't felt an earthquake in a long time. usually you're moving around doing something. when it hits, it's scary. >> reporter: his first concern was the structural integrity of the building. i wondered that when i woke up in san francisco to my doors rattling this morning on that. we spoke with another gentleman who was woken